Robert McCarthy
B: 1927-07-15
D: 2020-02-22
View Details
McCarthy, Robert
Dean Drewel
B: 1937-09-08
D: 2020-02-22
View Details
Drewel, Dean
Elizabeth Henerey
B: 1945-09-25
D: 2020-02-22
View Details
Henerey, Elizabeth
Matthew Baumgart
B: 1978-01-07
D: 2020-02-22
View Details
Baumgart, Matthew
Arthur Harter
B: 1927-01-15
D: 2020-02-20
View Details
Harter, Arthur
Virginia Westfall
B: 1937-05-06
D: 2020-02-20
View Details
Westfall, Virginia
Harold McElvain
B: 1926-01-04
D: 2020-02-20
View Details
McElvain, Harold
Rose Jacobsmeyer
B: 1935-07-01
D: 2020-02-19
View Details
Jacobsmeyer, Rose
Sr. Mary Aloysia Heurich
B: 1925-04-30
D: 2020-02-19
View Details
Heurich, Sr. Mary Aloysia
Mary Sullivan
B: 1946-10-23
D: 2020-02-19
View Details
Sullivan, Mary
Ralph Kunce
B: 1946-06-03
D: 2020-02-18
View Details
Kunce, Ralph
Ann Cochran
B: 1963-07-20
D: 2020-02-17
View Details
Cochran, Ann
Betty Little
B: 1930-02-09
D: 2020-02-17
View Details
Little, Betty
Martin Wilson
B: 1961-05-11
D: 2020-02-16
View Details
Wilson, Martin
Lawrence Miller
B: 1933-04-25
D: 2020-02-15
View Details
Miller, Lawrence
Wilma Simner
B: 1923-01-27
D: 2020-02-14
View Details
Simner, Wilma
Patricia Unland
B: 1952-05-03
D: 2020-02-14
View Details
Unland, Patricia
Bernice Roemer
B: 1922-07-11
D: 2020-02-13
View Details
Roemer, Bernice
Clara Berardino
B: 1935-03-16
D: 2020-02-13
View Details
Berardino, Clara
Joseph Swain
B: 1924-08-05
D: 2020-02-12
View Details
Swain, Joseph
Nanette Maurer
B: 1925-06-30
D: 2020-02-11
View Details
Maurer, Nanette


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
10610 Manchester Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122-1308
Phone: 314-965-7680

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Walter T. "Bud" Leonard can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Walter T. "Bud" Leonard

Walter T. "Bud" Leonard
Walter T. “Bud” Leonard,

Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, January 3, 2020 at the age of 96. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ginna Smith Leonard for 10 years. Dear husband of the late Peggy (Reichardt) Leonard for 62 years. Dearest Father of Kathie (Mike) Phillips, Carolyn Kupper, Tom (Mary Lou) Leonard, Barb (Tom) Horton, Cindy (Tony) Bruning, and Jeff (Robin) Leonard. Stepfather of Jennifer (John) Best, Walter Hayes, Chris Hayes, Jackie, Leigh, and Randy Smith. Loving Grandfather of 26 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren.

Born May 2, 1923, “Ol One Eye” was a World War II veteran whose B-17 was shot down over the English Channel and was awarded the Purple Heart. He founded W T Leonard & Associates, a manufacturer’s rep agency, in 1951, and was instrumental in the creation of the Friendship Dance and Little Brown Jug Thanksgiving traditions at Kirkwood and Webster Groves High Schools.

He will be fondly remembered as a devout Catholic, a generous philanthropist, friend and benefactor to legions, raconteur, but most of all, as a tremendous father.

Services: Visitation Wednesday, January 8, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Rd., in Kirkwood. Funeral Mass 11:00am, Thursday, January 9, at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 1510 Bopp Rd., in Des Peres. Burial will be private.
Donations to: Catholic Charities, PO Box 952393, St. Louis, MO 63195,
St. Vincent de Paul Society, PO Box 956596, St. Louis, MO 63195 or
American Parkinson Disease Association Greater St. Louis Chapter, 1415 Elbridge Payne Rd., Suite 150, Chesterfield, MO 63017.
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos